Whole Tree Named Finalist for Innovation Award

Opportunity Green’s OG25 2010 Innovative Product Design Competition recently announced Whole Tree, Inc. as a finalist. WTI’s innovatively green solutions will be showcased September 23rd - 24th, along with other finalists, at Los Angeles Center Studios during the Opportunity Green Conference.
Source: Whole Tree, Inc.
Date: September 20, 2010

Whole Tree to attend Social Capital Markets Conference in October

Whole Tree, Inc. executive, Blake Mosher, will attend this year’s SOCAP10 in San Francisco, October 4th-6th. SOCAP10’s annual conference ( convenes social entrepreneurs and enlightened investors to discuss innovative ways to expand socially minded enterprises and bring them into the mainstream.
Source: Whole Tree, Inc.
Date: September 20, 2010 September 20, 2010

Coconut Husks Find New Life as Packaging

Dr. Walter Bradley speaking at SPE Automotive Conference in Detroit

Dr. Bradley will present a paper at the Society for Plastic Engineers Automotive Composites Conference and Exposition this September in Detroit. The paper is entitled “Bio and Natural Fiber Composities: More sustainable Non-woven fabric composites made from coir [coconut] fibers for Automotive and Building Contstruction”. See this link for the schedule of events and Dr. Bradley’s presentation on Thursday September 16 at 8:30am.
Source: Whole Tree, Inc.
Date: August 30, 2010

Reuters: Friday, Aug 6, 2010

Company Developing Sustainable Packaging Made from Coconuts

Whole Tree, Inc. awarded NSF SBIR Phase 2 research grant for $500,000

Whole Tree is pleased to report we have received a NSF SBIR Phase 2 research grant for $500,000 to do technical analysis for the benefit of supply chain research and development. Dr. Bradley comments, “Some of this research, to our knowledge, has never been done and we are excited to lead the way in this technical analysis. This grant confirms both our growing expertise and confirms yet again the focus and targeted leadership of the National Science Foundation in paving the way for US based commercialization efforts.”
Source: Whole Tree, Inc.
Date: August 1, 2010

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Packaging Strategies: Saturday, July 31, 2010

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Compadre Expands Sustainable Packaging Options with Coconut Fiber-Based Technology
July 27, 2010

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Compadre: Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Compadre Expands Sustainable Packaging Options With Coconut Fiber-Based Technology

Packaging Digest: Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Sustainable packaging: Coconut-fiber based packaging to be developed by new collaboration

Mr. Stanton Greer speaks at APCC Cocotech in Thailand

Whole Tree was excited to speak at the 44th Asian and Pacific Coconut Community APCC Cocotech meeting and Coconut Festival in July 2010 at Samui Island, Thailand. As stated on their website…“The APCC has 17 coconut producing member countries accounting for over 90% of world coconut production and exports of coconut products.” Mr Stanton Greer spoke on Nonwoven composites made from coir fiber.
Source: Whole Tree, Inc.
Date: July 12, 2010

Materials Connexion: July 2010 - News Letter

Into the Wild Green Yonder: Materials Innovation in Transportation

Venture Well Announces First Investment, Friday, Apr 16, 2010

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